On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1861

Historical Events

  • Florida state troops demand surrender of Fort Pickens (US Civil War)

Famous Birthdays

  • James Mark Baldwin, American philosopher & psychologist, born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 1934)
1861 Highlights

About January 12, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn